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Naphthalene

analytical standard

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H8
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
128.17
Beilstein:
1421310
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor density

4.4 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.03 mmHg ( 25 °C)

assay

≥99.7% (GC)

autoignition temp.

978 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

5.9 %

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

218 °C (lit.)

mp

79.5-81.0 °C
80-82 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

c1ccc2ccccc2c1

InChI

1S/C10H8/c1-2-6-10-8-4-3-7-9(10)5-1/h1-8H

InChI key

UFWIBTONFRDIAS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Naphthalene is widely used as an intermediate in the chemical and plastics industry. It is commonly found in petroleum, coal, mothballs, cigarette smoke, biomass burning, incomplete combustion, etc.

Application

Naphthalene is used as a calibration standard for the real-time quantification with high specificity for naphthalene vapor and other HOVs in industrial environment using NaDos personal exposure monitor (PEM) device.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Carc. 2 - Flam. Sol. 2

Storage Class Code

4.1B - Flammable solid hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

173.3 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

78.5 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols

US EPA Method 610: GC Analysis of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) on SLB-5ms

US EPA Method 610 describes the analysis of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (commonly referred to as PAHs or PNAs) by both HPLC and GC.

HPLC Analysis of PAHs on SUPELCOSIL™ LC-PAH

HPLC Analysis of PAHs on SUPELCOSIL™ LC-PAH

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